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The Audi A6 Avant is a comfortable, quiet and technologically advanced estate that's beautifully built. A BMW 5 Series Touring is better to drive and has a more user-friendly infotainment system, though.
The trimSee full equipment
Based on S line, Black Edition adds 20in alloy wheels, black exterior detailing with tinted rear windows and a flat-bottomed steering wheel. We wouldn’t bother as the big wheels don’t do the ride any favours.
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This is the cheapest engine available in the A6, but it’s still a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol with 201bhp. 0-62mph takes a reasonable 7.3sec and claimed economy is in the high thirties. Like every A6 you can only have it with an automatic gearbox, but it’s the only one that’s exclusively front-wheel drive.
Competitive in lots of areas but not outstanding
Bland handling and average performance, but importantly the i3...